Fine Motor Color Sorting Activity for Kids - The OT Toolbox
This fine motor activity is a super easy way to learn and play for kids. We’ve done plenty of activities to work on fine motor skills in kids. This straw activity is the type that is a huge hit in our house…it’s cheap, easy, and fun! (a bonus for kids and mom!) A handful of straws and ... Read more
A simple stone activity to try today!
Try making this simple DIY puzzle with stones or other pieces of nature! It's so easy to set up and can be used over and over again!
Summer Scented Play Dough Recipes - Frugal Fun For Boys and Girls
Celebrate summer with watermelon, lime, orange, and coconut scented homemade play dough! Sensory play that suits the season is so much fun for young kids and creates such happy memories. I made each scent using my favorite homemade play dough recipe. The watermelon is scented with Kool-Aid, and the others are scented with extracts that […]
Masher Print Painting
I love to print and/or paint with unusual "brushes." Today's "brush" of choice were my collection of mashers. I have a small collection (6 or 7) different manual potato mashers. It is fun to compare the different prints that they make. Some of them look kind of like bee hives. Some of them are round like "Mickey Mouse Ears." Some are kind of squiggly like worms. Others look like our blocks when they are put away. This activity was a definite hit with the children, we filled quite a few pages…
Montessori Inspired Work at 12 Months
Eli is one! How did that happen? He still seems to have little interest in walking, which is fine with us. He’ll walk when he’s ready. In the meantime, he continues to love helping me around the h…
Our Progression of Knives from 1 until 3-years-old
A progression of knives for a Montessori toddler. Using knives is a great and practical way for a toddler to get involved in the kitchen.
Montessori Inspired Work at 16 Months
I feel like it was just yesterday I was writing a post about his work at 8 months, and now this sweet boy of ours is 16 months old. Right now, Eli is all about three things: gross motor, language, …
Montessori Inspired Work at 14 Months
It’s hard to believe Eli is already 14 months old. He seems more and more like a toddler and less like an infant every day. He understands so much of what we are saying and picks up words w…
Montessori Shelf Work at 16 Months - Teacher and the Tots
Older babies/young toddlers are at such an exciting time for discovery and exploration! These are some of the Montessori-inspired activities at 16 months...
Montessori-Inspired Activities at 14 Months - Teacher and the Tots
These are some of the Montessori-inspired activities that rotated on and off Aiden's shelf around 14 months. The mix includes fine motor, language, and...
Activity Ideas for 12-18 Month-Olds — Oh Hey Let's Play
This post shares a variety of different developmentally appropriate activities to do at home with 12-18 month old toddlers. Many of the activities require minimal prep and use common household materials. Activities in this post build fine motor skills, vocabulary, and hand-eye coordination.
The Ultimate Guide for The Best Montessori Toys for 2 Year Olds - Natural Beach Living
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